Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Miscellaneous News Stories - November 2009

Date Title Comments Rating
2009-11-30 WALFA project demonstrates alternative way to mitigate climate change 0 None
2009-11-30 Annual Breath of Life Ball to be held at Santa Monica in California 0 None
2009-11-30 Charity urges government to stop under 18s from using sunbeds 0 None
2009-11-28 World Vision's initiative to help communities for healthy futures 0 None
2009-11-27 SEIU bargaining team walks away from bargaining with OHA 0 None
2009-11-26 Microban line of hand sanitizers launched by Noveko International 1 None
2009-11-26 AMPAC Fine Chemicals receives Environmental Responsibility and Sustainability Award 0 None
2009-11-26 Lighthouse1 creates special migration program for customers and partners of Canopy Financial 0 None
2009-11-25 Major direct health benefits by reducing carbon dioxide and other greenhouse emissions 0 2
2009-11-25 Investors details for initial television advertising campaign to be provided by Muscle Flex 0 None
2009-11-25 Pari Beauty Professional Artistry, a comprehensive line of color cosmetics and advanced skin care 0 None
2009-11-25 Majority of IT professionals believe work has negative impact on health 0 1
2009-11-25 Tax Analyst highlights key year-end planning considerations for employees 0 None
2009-11-25 Comparative study of antioxidant contents in chocolate and cocoa-containing products in the U.S. 0 None
2009-11-25 Health-boosting tips from 0 None
2009-11-25 HAMS: A support and informational program to deal with alcohol problems 0 None
2009-11-24 'Best New Elliptical' award for LifeSpan EL3000i elliptical trainer 0 None
2009-11-24 Bayer CropScience, GVK Biosciences sign agreement to speed up innovative crop protection products 0 None
2009-11-24 Red Herring Asia Top 100 Enterprises 2009 award for Sundia MediTech 0 None
2009-11-24 CFSAN releases IFT report 0 None
2009-11-24 Physical exercise - one of the most effective methods of preventing disease 0 None
2009-11-23 Healthy Life Network calls for healthy recipe submissions from its readers 0 None
2009-11-23 Media examines food summit reaction, malnutrition in Liberia, Yemen 0 None
2009-11-23 American Red Cross of Greater Cleveland to conduct Operation Save-A-Life Fire Safety Walk 0 None
2009-11-23 Medical report showing the devastating impacts of coal on human body released 0 5
2009-11-23 Tips to avoid overeating this holiday season 0 None
2009-11-23 Easy steps to shed extra inches and pounds this holdiay season 0 None
2009-11-23 Five flavors of Dr. Sanford Siegal's hunger-satisfying cookies available on 0 None
2009-11-23 New research examines screen time in home-based and center-based child care settings 0 None
2009-11-21 Capella University introduces new online degree program 0 None
2009-11-21 Editorial provides guidance for media and journals to help foster healthy skepticism in news coverage 0 None
2009-11-21 Finance is the main cause for Puget Sound-area residents to delay their retirement 0 None
2009-11-21 Tips to survive holiday season 0 None
2009-11-21 Unilever and FDA recall certain Shedd’s Country Crock chilled side-dish products 0 None
2009-11-21 Older adults with alcohol dependence problems drink more than younger counterparts 0 None
2009-11-21 USGS researchers examine PAHs and PCBs sources in urban environment 0 2
2009-11-21 Tips for realistic holiday expectations 0 None
2009-11-21 Number of seniors facing the threat of hunger is increasing: Study 0 None
2009-11-21 Dangerous behavior in work environment should not be ignored in the name of political correctness, says psychiatrist 0 None
2009-11-20 The Economist examines attention to world's food supply 0 None
2009-11-20 8.3% of households in Massachusetts struggle with food insecurity 0 None
2009-11-20 USAID nominee visits Capitol Hill 0 None
2009-11-20 SCF founder Sabrina Cohen recognized as a WebMD 2009 Health Hero 0 None
2009-11-20 Image of a water flea wins top prize in the 2009 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition 0 None
2009-11-20 Salvation Army seeks donations through its direct mail program 0 None
2009-11-20 NJIT engineer explains the theory behind spontaneous dispersion of particles on liquid surfaces 0 None
2009-11-20 Dutch researcher discovers how sulfate groups can be protected during molecule construction 0 None
2009-11-20 Study: U.S. lagging behind other nations on adopting policies that support workers and families 0 None
2009-11-20 Arcadia Biosciences and Vilmorin collaborate to develop and market NUE wheat 0 None
2009-11-20 Companies, individuals and academic organizations recognized with GCOI awards 0 None
2009-11-20 Seminar highlights concerns about food, eating and indigestion 0 None
2009-11-20 FDA completes IIWA to curb illegal actions involving medical products 0 None
2009-11-20 Maja Mataric' to evaluate robots as exercise coaches for adults of all ages 0 None
2009-11-20 Scientists identify and characterize different antioxidant compounds from foods 0 None
2009-11-19 Tax on cosmetic surgery opposed by AACS 0 None
2009-11-19 For World Toilet Day, news outlets examine poor sanitation conditions around world 0 None
2009-11-19 World Summit on Food Security wraps up 0 None
2009-11-19 Fruitful and delicious recipes for holiday season 0 None
2009-11-19 New online tool launched to encourage donations and fight global hunger 0 None
2009-11-19 Air pollution: An important health concern for people living near regional airports 0 5
2009-11-19 Expansion of Excelyte manufacturing plant completed at Midland 0 None
2009-11-19 Northeast Assisted Fertility Group opens new office in Atlanta 0 None
2009-11-19 Binge drinking, cannabis and prescription drugs still remain a concern among teenagers 0 None
2009-11-19 Preliminary report from Harvard School of Public Health reveals students prefer healthy school meals 0 None
2009-11-19 U.S. to consider purchasing some food aid locally, acting USAID head says at World Food Summit 1 None
2009-11-19 Niusule Biotech signs distribution agreement to market Gummy Bear products in Shanghai 0 None
2009-11-18 New certification standard for cleaning products aims for reducing allergens and polluting agents 0 None
2009-11-18 CDC awards two separate Blanket Purchase Agreements to Emtec Federal 0 None
2009-11-18 College students' drinking beliefs and behavior 0 None
2009-11-18 Tips to control food intake 1 1
2009-11-18 Quit and Stay Quit Monday, a tobacco-free campus initiative 0 None
2009-11-18 Majority of Canadians' diets have high salt content 0 None
2009-11-18 Electronic cigarettes, a viable and much-needed alternative to combustible tobacco 0 None
2009-11-18 American Cancer Society partners with ENTA to spread anti-smoking message among teens 0 None
2009-11-17 Senate committee to markup foreign aid reform bill 0 None
2009-11-17 FAO head 'not satisfied' with omission of hunger eradication deadline from summit declaration 0 None
2009-11-17 AAPHP: E-cigarettes are not wildly dangerous alternatives as they have been portrayed 1 4.8
2009-11-17 British citizenship based on the legal citizenship of the genetically linked parent 0 None
2009-11-17 Amerinet Savings Roadmap, a pathway to realistic and actionable contract savings opportunities 0 None
2009-11-17 FDA to change its policy regarding the post-harvest processing of raw Gulf Coast oysters 0 None
2009-11-17 Extend holiday giving season to needy charities by purchasing Yoga Sandals Comfys slippers 0 None
2009-11-17 Reducing payments fraud is top priority for issuers and acquirers to adopt EMV/chip in Brazil and Mexico 0 None
2009-11-17 Performance of male and female leaders is largely linked to gender typing environment 0 None
2009-11-17 Upsher-Smith Laboratories publishes results of SLIM Study 0 5
2009-11-17 Improved productivity and lowered absenteeism are top priorities for business leaders 0 None
2009-11-17 Studies reveal link between parental monitoring and decreased marijuana usage in adolescents 0 None
2009-11-17 Program for childhood cancer survivors to quit smoking 0 None
2009-11-17 Three-stage GDL policies could save lives and prevent injuries in Midwest 0 None
2009-11-17 Nutrition is crucial to achieve the most desirable complexion 0 None
2009-11-17 OSHA statistics do not reflect the real risk workers face from workplace hazards, says GAO report 0 None
2009-11-16 Using cell phones while crossing streets can be dangerous for older pedestrians 0 None
2009-11-16 Leaders conclude second Africa Water Week 0 None
2009-11-16 World Food Summit focuses on aiding agriculture in developing countries to fight hunger 0 None
2009-11-16 CCSA to focus on role of treatment systems at Canada's Issues of Substance 2009 conference 0 None
2009-11-16 FDA files for permanent injunction against seafood processor Haifa Smoked Fish 0 None
2009-11-16 Source of arsenic contamination of drinking water in Bangladesh found by MIT researchers 0 None
2009-11-16 Pennsylvania's new five-year Outdoor Recreation Plan focuses on outdoor activities 0 5
2009-11-16 Potential success of U.N. World Food Summit questioned 0 None
2009-11-13 Use nicotine patch along with nicotine gum or lozenges to calm withdrawal symptoms and tobacco cravings 0 None
2009-11-13 E Cigarettes National upgrades its website 0 None
2009-11-13 First-ever expedition to examine the accumulation of plastic marine debris in the North Atlantic Ocean 0 None
2009-11-13 BUDDY Tablet Caddy two-minute commercial to be released 0 None
2009-11-13 New science of happiness doing a profound disservice 0 None
2009-11-13 Global industry leaders to address key trends in bioscience industry at Biotech 2009 0 None
2009-11-13 NIOSH awards $1.24 million contract to study effects of roof falls on underground mine ventilation systems 0 None
2009-11-13 Report offers strategic marketing resources to support product portfolios in medical device sector 0 None
2009-11-13 Majority of New Hampshire voters support food safety legislation 0 None
2009-11-13 Focus on healthy lifestyle to maintain weight this holiday season 0 None
2009-11-13 89% voters support food safety legislation, reveals new poll 0 None
2009-11-13 Sensible Nutrition selected as Fitcorp's new nutrition partner 0 None
2009-11-13 MSU team looks for characteristics of virtual workout partners to help improve physical fitness 0 None
2009-11-13 Nonprofit organizations receive a total of $4.6 million in grants from Edwards Lifesciences Fund 0 None
2009-11-13 Alcohol and drug treatment facility receives Joint Commission accreditation 0 None
2009-11-13 Food science and clinical science join for the first time in a periodical publication 0 None
2009-11-13 Origin Agritech establishes new hybrid seed drying facility in China 0 None
2009-11-13 Washington Independent looks at response to newly nominated USAID head 0 None
2009-11-13 Food summit draft declaration omits hunger eradication deadline, aid commitment 0 None
2009-11-12 Also in global health news: Funding shortfall in Philippines; WHO-approved ARV 0 None
2009-11-12 Gallup-Healthways monthly U.S. well-being report released 0 None
2009-11-12 Muscle Flex CEO to promote Muscle Flex brands 0 None
2009-11-12 Oberthur Technologies obtains common criteria certifications for identity product range 0 None
2009-11-12 Medical Marijuana completes weekend Educational Seminar in Ukiah, California 0 1
2009-11-12 NOAA scientists and community leaders to discuss chemicals of concern in coastal waters 0 None
2009-11-12 SHI offers services and investment options to financial institutions 0 None
2009-11-12 ADOA praises APHA for passing landmark Elimination of Asbestos Resolution 0 None
2009-11-12 Updated WHO data finds deaths caused by tainted food are underestimated 0 None
2009-11-12 Experts recommend nicotine replacement products and counseling to quit smoking 0 None
2009-11-12 Obama nominates Senior USDA official to lead USAID 0 None
2009-11-12 Industry leaders team up to launch a suite of service companies 0 None
2009-11-11 Report predicts Africa's tobacco use will double within 12 years without intervention 0 None
2009-11-11 Athletes on performance-enhancing substances face increase risk of alcohol and drug related problems 0 None
2009-11-11 Food prices 'stubbornly high' in developing countries, report says 0 None
2009-11-11 Adolescents less likely to wash hands and more susceptible to cross-contaminate raw foods while cooking 0 None
2009-11-11 Also in global health news: RUTF; global hunger; preventing natural disasters; El Salvador floods 0 None
2009-11-11 Glissandra Skincare launches three signature anti-aging products 0 3.8
2009-11-11 Two VA employees lose their lives in Ft. Hood shooting 0 None
2009-11-11 First draft of the cassava genome complete 1 None
2009-11-11 Uplift Nutrition to establish investor relations campaign 0 None
2009-11-11 Men more likely to abandon partners diagnosed with cancer 0 None
2009-11-11 Sports team participation increases unhealthy behaviors in teenage boys 0 None
2009-11-11 Tips to cut calories before Christmas time 0 None
2009-11-11 Money-saving tips for healthy, beautiful hair 1 None
2009-11-11 New cookbook from NHLBI 0 None
2009-11-10 AGRA, NEPAD agree to partnership to expand food security in Africa 0 None
2009-11-10 No protection for 90% of Africans from secondhand smoke 0 None
2009-11-10 African leaders meet to discuss ways to increase access to water in Africa 0 None
2009-11-10 New organic herbal products to help support body's immune system 0 1
2009-11-10 NEDA supports Real Women campaign, an initiative which condemns the use of ultra-thin women in advertisements 0 None
2009-11-10 Cuisinart launches the CleanWater Countertop Filtration System to reduce dependency on plastic water bottles 0 None
2009-11-10 Fun and creativity with Sick Day Survival Kit 0 None
2009-11-10 UT Southwestern Medical Center professor and Olympian Dr. Peter Snell knighted 0 None
2009-11-10 An interpretive guide to the origin of species 0 None
2009-11-10 New school meal program can cause more harm than good, says nutrition experts 0 None
2009-11-10 CSPI urges Congress to support FDA's efforts in protecting consumers from contaminated oysters 0 None
2009-11-10 Weizmann Institute scientists reveal how some aromas are bound up in our memories 0 None
2009-11-10 NATC sponsored national quit smoking program to launch second phase of campaign 0 None
2009-11-10 MU continues ice cream research; scientists study how to add nutrients to frozen desserts 0 None
2009-11-10 CAEP: Long Gun Registry saves lives, repealing the bill will have tragic consequences 0 3
2009-11-10 New technology to help manage alcohol abuse and addiction among Veterans 0 None
2009-11-10 New FDA Food Code published 0 None
2009-11-10 U.S., U.N. perspectives on food aid to Somalia examined 0 None
2009-11-09 Renewal Laboratories to produce functional beverages with anti-oxidants and omega3 fatty acids 0 None
2009-11-09 Kaiser Permanente senior VP inducted into the PRSA College of Fellows 0 None
2009-11-09 Research projects in the areas of mathematics and biochemistry score top marks 0 None
2009-11-09 Specialization in one sport increases the risk of injury, find researchers 0 None
2009-11-07 Mental Health America expresses deepest sympathies to the families and friends of Fort Hood victims 0 None
2009-11-07 Demand for products and services by life science industry is expected to grow rapidly 0 None
2009-11-07 Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape presents awards to five community members 0 None
2009-11-07 Law Enforcement Intelligent Devices to install its locker system and patent-pending BACS 0 None
2009-11-07 Illegal flavored cigarettes: FDA issues warning letters to companies selling them 0 None
2009-11-06 Results of Areopedic product brings a 74% gross margin with an average order of over $450 dollars 0 None
2009-11-06 People pay more for products that carry detailed nutritional information than for light items 0 None
2009-11-06 Gentlemanly approach to mating prevails better on the whole 0 None
2009-11-06 Volunteers from Charlotte provide community service at 38 locations 0 None
2009-11-06 San Francisco and Berkeley miss opportunity to help smokers quit 0 None
2009-11-06 Tea's healthy image keeps its market growing even in recession 0 None
2009-11-06 Inappropriate clothing can restrict children's physical activity 0 None
2009-11-06 Program for safe school environments and violence prevention activities 0 None
2009-11-06 Tobacco companies attempt to block key provisions of new tobacco regulation law, federal judge rejects motion 0 None
2009-11-05 School Grants program promotes better food choices and healthier lifestyles for school kids 0 5
2009-11-05 LaserBand signs an agreement for healthcare wristbands and labels with MedAssets Supply Chain Systems 0 None
2009-11-05 Dietary options and better detection improve food allergy management procedures 0 5
2009-11-05 Cereplast confirms that all its resins are made without the use of BPA 0 None
2009-11-05 Most Americans are satisfied with their lives, reveals Harris poll 0 None
2009-11-05 GSA announces a series of press briefings on the latest developments in the field of aging 0 None
2009-11-05 US military veteran shares his views and experience in military service 0 None
2009-11-05 Aging population need to be included in information technology, suggest psychologists 0 None
2009-11-05 Breeders can enhance vegetables' nutritional value using colorimeter method 0 None
2009-11-05 Plant carotenoids are the most important source of vitamin A in the human diet 0 None
2009-11-05 Decision to discontinue the immunity statements on Kellogg's Rice Krispies cereals announced 0 None
2009-11-05 Initiative launched to end homelessness among veterans 0 None
2009-11-05 Literary Arabic is expressed in the brain of an Arabic speaker as a second language, says researcher 0 None
2009-11-05 Two innovative child welfare toolkits now available to public and private CPS workers 0 5
2009-11-05 Green tea extract shows promise as cancer prevention agent for oral cancer, reveal researchers 0 None
2009-11-05 New paper-strip test for detecting pesticides in beverage and food samples 0 None
2009-11-05 Adolescents with chronic health conditions rely more on Internet 0 None
2009-11-05 Untreated rainwater is safe to drink 0 None
2009-11-04 Grow ornamental plants to remove indoor air pollutants 0 None
2009-11-04 Reuters examines how much of G8 agriculture investment is new 0 None
2009-11-04 Cosmeceutical industry records increased growth 0 None
2009-11-04 Scientific and medical community mourns the loss of Emeritus Professor James Boyer Brown 0 None
2009-11-04 Muscle Flex to release Beagle StepFit 2-minute direct response commercial with BUDDY Tablet Caddy 0 None
2009-11-04 FDA holds meeting on issues related to transparency at the agency 0 None
2009-11-04 Scrubs & Beyond has comfortable medical shoes for nurses 0 None
2009-11-04 Save the Children to host a panel discussion of experts examining foreign aid trends 0 None
2009-11-04 Lung transplant ordeal 0 None
2009-11-04 Study compares neighborhoods' walkability with local levels of air pollution 0 None
2009-11-04 Cutting back on the consumption of AGEs can reduce inflammation, report researchers 0 None
2009-11-04 Symposium to address complex issues surrounding water and health 0 None
2009-11-04 Eating a meal quickly curtails the release of hormones in the gut and can lead to overeating 0 None
2009-11-04 XanGo Juice lowers levels of C-reactive protein in overweight and obese people 0 None
2009-11-04 Shorter toes in modern humans could be an evolutionary adaptation for efficient distance running 0 None
2009-11-04 Study sheds new light on threats to coral reproduction 0 1
2009-11-04 Stress related to school pressure and family finances has greater impact on young people 0 5
2009-11-04 Eat slowly to avoid overeating 1 None
2009-11-04 Coffee affects quality of daytime recovery sleep 0 None
2009-11-04 Health experts urge government authorities to declare a moratorium on new tobacco products 0 None
2009-11-04 Scientists identify potential drug target for curing alcohol drinking behavior 0 None
2009-11-03 Reducing training volume can improve runners' performance 0 None
2009-11-03 Christian Science Monitor examines focus on combatting hunger 0 None
2009-11-03 Grand Brands launches Car Buddie hand sanitizer 0 None
2009-11-03 Unintentional hot tub-related injuries increases by 160%, says study 0 None
2009-11-03 Half of American children including 90% black children will use food stamps, says study 0 5
2009-11-03 Want to quit smoking? Try a nicotine patch plus a nicotine lozenge 0 2
2009-11-03 mPhase Technologies receives U.S. patent for "greener" battery technology 0 2
2009-11-03 Seasonal Vitamin D supplement launched by USANA Health Sciences 0 4.5
2009-11-02 Metro Dentalcare sponsors Halloween candy buyback event 0 None
2009-11-02 ACM Global Central Laboratory celebrates landmark anniversary 0 None
2009-11-02 Aflex Hose launches the Corroline hose for transferring process fluids in pharmaceutical plants 0 5
2009-11-02 Dawn simulators can help in alleviating Seasonal Affective Disorder 0 None
2009-11-02 Saft expands its portfolio with VL 10V Fe Super-Phosphate technology 0 None
2009-11-02 Local businesses team up to address youth homelessness 0 None
2009-11-02 Study examines trajectories in sleep disturbances before and after retirement over an extended time window 0 None
2009-11-02 National Sleep Foundation offers tips and countermeasures to prevent fall-asleep crashes 0 5


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